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Welcome to Youngstown

Welcome to Downtown Youngstown sign in foreground; ground-level city scene in background

Riverfest 2019 - Come Celebrate the River!

Event information with photos of exhibit tents and kayakers/canoers on the river

The Friends of the Mahoning River invite you to attend Riverfest 2019..."Come Celebrate the River!"

Sunday, June 2nd,12 to 5 PM
B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown

  • FREE admission and parking
  • FREE canoe and kayak rides
  • Music and concessions
  • Children's activities
  • Environmental exhibitors
  • FREE show by Jungle Terry (1 to 2 PM)

Proudly supported by the Raymond John Wean Foundation and the CityOfYou.

Youngstown Streetscape 2019

2019 Streetscape logo and promotional action photo

Join hundreds of residents from across the Mahoning Valley as they clean and green the greater Downtown Youngstown area on Saturday, June 1st, from 9 AM to 12 PM. This year's theme is Spruce Up Youngstown!

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and t-shirt (first 500 individuals).

Youngstown SMART2 Network

SMART2 logo and artist renderings of proposed project design

The Youngstown SMART2 Network will connect Strategic & Sustainable, Medical & Manufacturing, Academic & Arts, Residential & Recreational, Technology & Training centers in the heart of the Mahoning Valley region, by enhancing mobility, improving safety, and integrating technology into a modern and efficient multimodal transportation system in Downtown Youngstown that is responsive and adaptive to the needs of current and future users.

SMART2 will incorporate improved pedestrian and bicycle facilities, autonomous transit shuttles, transit waiting environments, green infrastructure, streetscaping, and wayfinding connecting major regional destinations that include Youngstown State University, Mercy Health, Youngstown Business Incubator, Eastern Gateway Community College, and WRTA Federal Station.